Mid Level Backend Engineer

About Us

DUST gives you control over your digital life. We believe that your voice has power, and only you should control it. Our users speak freely—free from worry of prying eyes, data mining, and the paranoia that your words could come back to haunt you—freedom for everything that makes you, YOU.

We’re a world-class team of creators, developers and digital activists backed by Mark Cuban. Based in Los Angeles, we’re a passionate bunch building digital products for our generation: the millennials, who value free expression and living life according to our own rules.

Your Role

We’re looking for an experienced Backend Engineer to make an immediate impact on our growing rockstar team.  Some of your main responsibilities include:

  • Able to write backend-side code to create fast, responsive, future-friendly applications
  • Responsible for interpreting architecture and design, code reviews, mentoring, guiding and monitoring programmers, ensuring adherence to programming and documentation policies, software development, testing and release
  • Collaborate with product management, QA, operations and engineering teams to develop innovative solutions that meet business needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, and adherence to development principles and product goals

What You Bring To The Company

  • Minimum a B.S. in Computer Science
  • Experience building Node.js, Java, and/or Go APIs and utilities from scratch
  • Experience creating, deploying, and monitoring distributed and highly-scalable software systems
  • Experience in various backend development aspects including data models, persistence layers, back end services (REST APIs), app frameworks, caching and messaging services, as well as using 3rd party APIs
  • Sharp and tenacious troubleshooting skills: you can fix anything!
  • Good verbal and written communications skills
  • Detail oriented and careful

Your Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options
  • Medical insurance
  • Catered lunches and stocked kitchen
  • Beer pong 🙂
  • Friendly, nice and smart people
  • We are located in West Los Angeles, 3 blocks from Sawtelle, where you can find the best ramen and sushi in town